If you have blemished skin it is best to exfoliate your skin with face scrubs. A face scrub will help remove the dirt and grime from your face and will also help in removing the dead skin cells. It will give you a clean, radiant, blemish free and rejuvenated skin. Several face scrubs are available in the market but you can actually prepare cleansing face scrubs at home using simple and easily available products in your kitchen. Mentioned below are few such face scrubs that can be easily made at home and which help in giving a blemish free skin.
Salt And Water Face Scrub
Salt helps in removing the dead skin cells and blemishes and hence is a very effective cleanser. Salts especially; epsom salt helps in keeping skin infections away.
One tablespoon of salt and a little water
Mix salt and water .Apply this mixture to the face and gently scrub for few minutes to get rid of the dead skin cells. Wash face with normal water after sometime. This face mask should be used daily to attain blemish free skin.
Sugar And Honey Face Scrub
Sugar is a very good exfoliating agent. Honey helps lock moisture in the skin and has antibacterial properties.
One tablespoon of sugar and half tablespoon of honey
Mix sugar and honey in a bowl. Apply this mixture to the face and exfoliate gently. Please note that scrub the face with your fingertips in circular motion. Wash face with water after scrubbing for few minutes. This remedy should be used daily. You can use white sugar but if you have sensitive skin in that case make use of brown sugar.
Almond And Honey Face Scrub
Almonds nourish the skin and they also help in lightening the skin tone. Honey is a humectant and keeps the skin moisturized and also has healing properties.
One tablespoon of almonds and half tablespoon of honey
Grind the almonds coarsely so that their grainy texture will help in exfoliating the skin. Add honey to the coarsely ground almonds. Mix well. Apply this mixture to the face and scrub in circular motion for around 10 minutes. Wash face with water. Follow the remedy as frequently as possible.
Oatmeal, Lemon Juice And Yogurt Face Scrub
Oatmeal is a very good exfoliating agent and helps in removing the dead skin cells. You can simply mix coarsely ground oats with water and exfoliate the face. But a more effective scrub is that will lemon juice and yogurt. Lemon juice has skin lightening and antiseptic properties. Yogurt nourishes the skin and also helps remove blemishes.
One tablespoon of oats, half tablespoon of lemon juice and one tablespoon of yogurt
Coarsely grind the oats. To it add lemon juice and yogurt. Mix well. Apply the mixture to the face and scrub the face gently to clean the face. Leave the mask on the face for 10 more minutes and then wash face with lukewarm water. You can use the scrub once daily.
Oatmeal, Honey, Olive Oil And Apple Cider Vinegar Face Scrub
As we know that oatmeal helps remove the dead skin cells and honey helps moisturize and heal the skin these two ingredients together make a good face scrub. You can add apple cider vinegar which too has healing properties and helps keep skin infections away .Olive oil prevents clogging of pores.
One tablespoon of oats, one tablespoon of honey ,one tablespoon of olive oil and half teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
Grind the oats coarsely. To it add the honey, apple cider vinegar and the olive oil and mix well. Apply this mixture to the face and scrub the face in gentle circular motion. Wash face with lukewarm water. You can follow this remedy thrice in a week.
Strawberry, Honey, Lemon Juice And Yogurt Face Scrub
Strawberry has salicylic acid which helps in giving blemish free and acne free skin. Lemon juice has astringent properties and honey too has healing properties .Yogurt keeps the skin smooth and rejuvenated.
Few strawberries, one tablespoon of honey, one teaspoon of lemon juice and one tablespoon of yogurt
Mash strawberries and take the pulp in a bowl. To it add honey, lemon juice and yogurt and mix well. Apply this face scrub about 5 to 10 minutes. Wash face with lukewarm water. Follow the remedy thrice in a week.
Kaolin Clay, Oats, Almonds, Calendula And Poppy Seeds Face Scrub
In addition to all the regular ingredients that help in making a good face scrub this mixture contains kaolin clay or white clay which helps in removing impurities and also is a good antibacterial and detoxifying agent. The best part of the scrub is that you can make it and store it in a container and use it as and when required.
One cup of kaolin clay, half cup of coarsely ground oats, half cup of coarsely ground almonds, one fourth cup of dried calendula herb and one tablespoon of poppy seeds
In a bowl add the kaolin clay, grounded oats, grounded almonds, calendula and poppy seeds and mix well and store the mixture in a clean container. When you wish to scrub your face take one tablespoon of the mixture in a bowl .Add a little water and mix well. Apply this paste to the face and massage in circular motions. Wash face with water.
So prepare this simple face scrubs at home and use them regularly for a blemish free and beautiful skin.